Omnichannel key to success for retailers in the Gulf region’s US$308 billion retail industry

Online retailing has changed the consumer behaviour who wants goods delivered to their doorsteps as they wish. From retailing to e-tailing, the efficiency of omnichannel will determine the success and failure of retail Nowadays, everything we want, we can get at our fingertips, whether it’s a pencil, a car or a house. Times have changed and it has changed the shopping experience of customers across the globe. We no longer need to visit a shop or a market; our devices are the new market for us. We have got more…

E-Tailing to dominate Middle East’s retail industry with the annual online sale

 expected to cross US$50 billion in 2022 Dubai CommerCity is providing an e-commerce ecosystem that can support small businesses, where you will get relevant support needed to do your business online and strategy consulting guidance on e-commerce regulations in the region. Zebra Technologies’ shopper study report shows that 65% prefer shopping with online retailers that also have a brick-and-mortar location and 76% prefer retailers that offer easy returns Online sale in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is now expected to exceed US$50 billion by the end of 2022, up…

Sharjah is the official starting point for the global book industry   to get back to business; Publishers Conference attendees say   

“مؤتمر الناشرين” يكشف أثر كورونا على صناعة الكتاب

Inaugural day of conference offers real-time perspectives on the aftereffects of the pandemic on more than 10 publishing markets globally, including UK, UAE, India, France, Egypt, USA, and Georgia The inaugural day of the 10th Publishers Conference today (Sunday) in the lead up to the 39th Sharjah International Book Fair has been symbolic of a fresh start for the global publishing fraternity, as 317 professionals and 33 speakers reunite in what is a first-of-its-kind global gathering of industry professionals since the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic led to cancellations of some of…

SBA Publishers Club highlights learning curves in the Arab publishing industry

خلال الجلسة الافتراضية الثانية التي نظمتها “هيئة الشارقة للكتاب”

Leading industry stalwart, Sherif Bakr, outlines how audio books and eBooks are disrupting traditional business models at Sharjah Book Authority’s virtual discussion The second session of ‘Publishers Club’, a virtual discussion initiative organised by the Sharjah Book Authority (SBA), addressed the challenges facing the Arab publishing industry following the outbreak of the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, and delved into the need to leverage the digital medium to drive sales. At the session titled ‘Selling Books in the Arab World in the Time of Corona’, Sherif Bakr, General Manager, Al Arabi Publishing…

Author Vishal Chipkar’s best-seller ‘Enter Paradise’ now in Arabic

The book is not dedicated to mankind but to for my beloved Allah the mightiest, ultimate Supreme power – Vishal Chipkar Dubai, United Arab Emirates,  (AETOSWire): Vishal Chipkar’, a well-known celebrated author of the spiritual book ‘Enter Heaven’ has released an Arabic version of the book, Enter Paradise (Udkhul aljana), expanding his readership in the Middle East and North Africa region. The Arabic version will first be made accessible in digital format with plans underway to make it available in hardcopy in leading bookstores. The book, which seeks to help…